[ vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Spanish vee-taw-ryah ]
/ vɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-; Spanish viˈtɔ ryɑ /
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Fran·cis·co de [Spanish frahn-thees-kawthe], /Spanish frɑnˈðis kɔ ðɛ/, c1480–1546, Spanish scholar and theologian.
a city in northern Spain: decisive defeat of the French forces in Spain 1813.
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Other definitions for Vitoria (2 of 2)
[ vi-tawr-ee-uh, -tohr-; Portuguese vi-taw-ryah ]
/ vɪˈtɔr i ə, -ˈtoʊr-; Portuguese vɪˈtɔ ryɑ /
a seaport in and the capital of Espírito Santo, in E Brazil.
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How to use Vitoria in a sentence
There was a reserve of thirty-five thousand, the guard and cavalry, at Tolosa and Vitoria.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
If the foreigner enter Spain by Irun, the first cathedral town on his way south is Vitoria.The Cathedrals of Northern Spain|Charles Rudy
Its capital, Vitoria, is said to have been founded by the Gothic king Leovigild .
On the tenth day from Madrid they reached Vitoria, and gave a performance in the quaint old town.The Rock of the Lion|Molly Elliot Seawell
Savary succeeded in persuading the young prince to go to Burgos, and when Napoleon was not found there to Vitoria.A History of Spain|Charles E. Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for Vitoria (1 of 3)
/ (Spanish biˈtorja) /
a city in NE Spain: scene of Wellington's decisive victory (1813) over Napoleon's forces in the Peninsular War. Pop: 223 257 (2003 est)Official name (including the Basque name): Vitoria-Gasteiz
British Dictionary definitions for Vitoria (2 of 3)
/ (Spanish biˈtorja) /
Francisco de. ?1486–1546, Spanish theologian, sometimes considered the father of international law. He criticized Spanish colonial policy in the New World and argued that war was only defensible in certain strictly defined circumstances
British Dictionary definitions for Vitoria (3 of 3)
/ (vɪˈtɔːrɪə, Portuguese viˈtɔrja) /
a port in E Brazil, capital of Espírito Santo state, on an island in the Bay of Espírito Santo. Pop: 1 602 000 (2005 est)
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